Monthly Archives: February 2013

“Any Time” or “Anytime”

I had always believed that it should be two words—any time. In fact, I cringed whenever I saw it spelled as one word on No Parking signs, almost exclusively in New York City, because I thought it was wrong. Was … Continue reading

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Spell it like you say it!

There are many precedents for changing the spelling and pronunciation of words. In some parts of the country people say “INsurance” and elswhere they say “inSURance.” Some people say “jewelry” and others say “jewlery.” One word that most people seem … Continue reading

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Missed Opportunity for More Revenues and Greater Safety

Most of the time, when you see police on the side of a highway, they are looking for speeders. Many times, drivers find a way to beat speeding tickets and, as a result, a significant portion of that pursuit turns … Continue reading

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Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise) Should Know Better!

On the CBS show “CSI NY,” Gary Sinise plays Mac Taylor, a policeman whose girlfriend, Christina, has a restaurant. As a restaurant owner, Christina attends conferences along with others like herself. The attendees are called “restaurateurs” (without the letter “n”). … Continue reading

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